Tag: Pride & Prejudice scenes

A Matter of Character

April 9, 1812 Darcy stalked from the parsonage so quickly the housekeeper barely opened the front door in time. The spleen of that woman! The unmitigated impertinence of her! She painted him a villain…a vulgar villain! He mounted his horse and turned away from Rosings. That was without doubt the last place he wanted to …

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Mrs. Bennet Pursuades

  Mrs. Bennet persuades August 19, 1812 Mrs. Bennet’s unique rap sounded at the study door just an hour after dinner. Mr. Bennet leaned his head back into the soft wing back. Even if it was expected, he did not relish the call. She had only begun to come downstairs once again the day before …

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A Party at the Philips

The Philips host a party. Some find the company more agreeable than others. A classic scene from Pride and Prejudice, through the eyes of Charlotte Lucas. November 20, 1811 “Thank you so much for inviting us.” Lady Lucas kissed Mrs. Phillips’ cheeks. Charlotte turned away. It was always uncomfortable watching Mama express more warmth than …

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Having a ball, pt 2

    Caroline plans the Netherfield Ball Nov 16, 1811 Caroline dipped in a curtsey. Graceful, but hardly gracious. And the little chit did not even know the difference. Good thing she was pretty enough for a little country town or with manners like that, Lydia Bennet would surely have no hope of any kind of …

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Having a ball, pt 1

    The Bennet have just visited Netherfield and Lydia has named the day of the ball. Nov 14, 1811 The garish Bennet women finally trundled out of Netherfield’s parlor. Not a moment too soon. Caroline pressed her eyes with thumb and forefinger. They had already overstayed their allotted quarter hour by that much again. …

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